OUR vision

We will take the responsibility of protecting people’s dreams and aspirations. We will pro-actively find out what people’s dreams and aspirations are and what could potentially hinder their dreams and aspirations. We will then bring our expertise and resources to help them fulfill their dreams and mitigate the hindrances.

  • WON THE BEST PRODUCT INNOVATION AWARD FOR WEALTH ULTIMA

    WON THE BEST PRODUCT INNOVATION AWARD FOR WEALTH ULTIMA

    Our new age ULIP – Wealth Ultima designed to cater the need of wealth accumulation won the Best Product Innovation Award at the Indian Insurance Awards.

  • WINNER OF THE OUTLOOK MONEY AWARDS FOR THE 'BEST LIFE INSURER'

    WINNER OF THE OUTLOOK MONEY AWARDS FOR THE 'BEST LIFE INSURER'

    We grew from the Rising Star Insurer to the Best Life Insurer in just 3 years.

    We were also the proud insurers of the Indian Olympics team.

  • 2015 – ASSOCIATION WITH THE BADMINTON CHAMPION - SAINA NEHWAL

    2015 – ASSOCIATION WITH THE BADMINTON CHAMPION - SAINA NEHWAL

    Our core values help us achieve excellence! Hence, we associated our brand with Saina Nehwal, the badminton champion who is in the continuous journey of achieving excellence.

  • 2014 – LAUNCH OF THE FIRST ONLINE TERM PLAN

    2014 – LAUNCH OF THE FIRST ONLINE TERM PLAN

    First online term plan, Edelweiss Tokio Life - MyLife+ was launched catering to the needs of the new age customers.
    It was designed keeping in mind the ease and convenience of our customers.

  • 2013 – WINNER OF THE 'RISING STAR INSURER' AWARD

    2013 – WINNER OF THE 'RISING STAR INSURER' AWARD

    We won 'The Rising Star Insurer Award' at the Indian Insurance Award.
    This award is given to honour a stand out young insurer already showing promise of becoming a major force to reckon with in the years to come.

  • 2012 –  INTRODUCTION OF VIJAYPATH, THE PATH OF VICTORY!

    2012 – INTRODUCTION OF VIJAYPATH, THE PATH OF VICTORY!

    An innovative approach in the life insurance industry was introduced.
    Vijaypath is a need-based solution which is a win - win for both our customers and distributors.
    It is a path towards victory for all our stakeholders!

  • 2011 – EDELWEISS TOKIO LIFE WAS ESTABLISHED

    2011 – EDELWEISS TOKIO LIFE WAS ESTABLISHED

    Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance Company Limited is a joint venture between Edelweiss Financial Services Limited, one of India's leading and diversified financial services companies and Tokio Marine Holdings Inc, one of the oldest (138 years) and largest insurance companies in Japan.

our values

  • Quality

    We will stand for quality across all aspects – quality of our interaction before a purchase decision, quality of our advice, quality of our products and quality of our post purchase interactions with our customers.

  • Cost Consciousness

    Life Insurance extends a helping hand to people in the darkest hour of their need. Our effort to manage our operations and our people in the most cost conscious manner will ensure that every rupee saved will add to the help life insurance can extend to our customers.

  • Customer Centricity

    We view the world from our customer’s perspective to understand their dreams and aspirations. This reflects in our advisory process, our products, our customer service and claims processes.

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Established in 2011, Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance Co ltd, is a joint venture between Edelweiss Financial Services, one of India's leading and diversified financial services organization with 248 offices and Tokio Marine, one of the oldest (130 years) and biggest insurance companies having its presence in 469 cities across 37 countries*

CUSTOMER SPEAK

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“Recently taken TOTAL SECURE+ policy for me. I love the policy which cover me until I attain 80 years. Hassle free application procedure through online. Even at every small corrections/requirements customer care quick response is awesome. Complete physical check up at home is unbelievable. With in 10 days every thing completed and policy soft copy also available. Taken policy even doing my daily works as per my time convenience. Definitely a nice experience.”

Ravi Phani Sekhar Pampani Amalapuram, Andhra Pradesh
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AWARDS & RECOGNITION

Best Product Innovation Award, 2017

Edelweiss Tokio Life won the Fintelekt Insurance Awards 2017 for the 'Best Product Innovation' for the product Wealth Ultima in Life Insurance.

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The happiness of our customers is our biggest achievement. Our other achievements include awards and recognition we have received in the insurance industry.
  • our team

  • Deepak Mittal

    Deepak Mittal

    CEO & MD

    Deepak Mittal

    CEO & MD

    Before taking over as CEO of Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance, Deepak, for over a decade, was playing a key role in scaling up the Capital Markets business for Edelweiss.

    Deepak has been the 'point person' for many new Edelweiss initiatives, including playing a key role in starting and scaling the Treasury business and starting the Wholesale Credit business. During his stint as the Chief Financial Officer of Edelweiss Group between 2007 and 2009, Edelweiss Financial Services had a successful IPO and also entered the retail financial services sector, through the strategic acquisition of Anagram Stock Broking. He was also instrumental in shaping up the joint venture with Tokio Marine of Japan for entering the life insurance business.

    A Chemical Engineer from IT-BHU and an MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, Deepak is passionate about developing talent.

    Deepak is a voracious reader and an avid traveller. 

  • Nilesh Parmar

    Nilesh Parmar

    Chief Operating Officer

    Nilesh Parmar

    Chief Operating Officer

    Nilesh spearheads Operations and Technology function at Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance.

    Nilesh comes with an experience of over 20 years in re-engineering, quality improvement of processes, service delivery and change management in the banking domain. In his last role at HSBC, Nilesh was Senior Vice President, Change Delivery-Service Delivery where he was responsible for driving strategic initiatives for operations, globally.

    Nilesh is an engineer from IIT Mumbai and has completed his management studies from IIM Ahmedabad.

  • Sarju Simaria

    Sarju Simaria

    Chief Financial Officer

    Sarju Simaria

    Chief Financial Officer

    Sarju's key area of focus in Edelweiss is Finance, Accounts, Compliance and Secretarial Operations, Audit and Taxation.

    A chartered accountant by qualification, Sarju has been the CFO of Sun F&C Asset Management Company and Vice President and Head (Operations) at AIG Global Asset Management Company (India) Pvt. Ltd.

  • Jun Tokura

    Jun Tokura

    Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer

    Jun Tokura

    Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer

    Jun Tokura (James) comes with almost 20 years of experience in Life Insurance across Japan, Singapore and Malaysia. He is a founding member of Tokio Marine Anshin Life, which started operations in 1996, heading underwriting planning, underwriting profit control, and reinsurance strategy. He was also actively involved in acquisition of Asia General Holdings, which is the origin of Tokio Marine’s Asian Life and Non-life business operations. 

    He was Deputy CEO, Tokio Marine Life Malaysia from 2007 to 2011, supervising Corporate Planning, HR, Marketing and Communication, Agency, Banca and Group Business. He also led the RHB bank exclusive tie-up project competing against Prudential, AIA and Manulife.

    James is a Fellow of Underwriters association of Japan.

    James likes spending time with his family and gorges on Indian food.

  • Vikas Bansal

    Vikas Bansal

    Chief Human Resource Officer

    Vikas Bansal

    Chief Human Resource Officer

    Vikas heads the Human resource function which includes recruitment and skill enhancement initiatives within the organisation.

    Vikas brings with him over 15 years of experience having worked in leadership roles across various business units and geographies with blue chip companies like Hindustan Unilever Ltd, Dr. Reddy's labs and Hero Honda.

    Vikas comes with a rich experience of setting up the HR function for three new business ventures. He is passionate about organization transformation and has also successfully led change programs across businesses.

  • Subhrajit Mukhopadhyay

    Subhrajit Mukhopadhyay

    Chief and Appointed Actuary

    Subhrajit Mukhopadhyay

    Chief and Appointed Actuary

     

    Subhrajit comes with more than 24 years of experience in life insurance. He served LIC for 15 years where he worked across various functions in 10 years before moving into the Actuarial function for the last 5 years. In this tenure, he was involved with product pricing, underwriting and experience analysis.

     

    Subhrajit then spent 6 years with Exide Life Insurance Co Ltd ( formerly  ING Life Insurance) working across all actuarial verticals including Product Development and Management, Financial Risk & Reporting, and Statutory Valuation and Reporting.  Subhrajit’s last assignment has been with Avantha ERGO as the Chief Actuary, heading Actuarial and Products and part of executive management group.

     

    Subhrajit is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of India.

     

    He is married to Mithi; they have a son, Debaditya. Subhrajit loves reading books and watching movies.

     

    He is passionate about playing Bridge.  He won Karnataka State Bridge Championship (Pairs) in the year 2012.

  • Anup Seth

    Anup Seth

    Chief Retail Officer

    Anup Seth

    Chief Retail Officer

    Anup has joined as the Chief Retail officer, he is responsible for building the Direct to Customer distribution capability for the organization. He comes in with more than 17 years of professional experience in Business Planning, Distribution Strategy, Digital Strategy, B2C and B2B sales enablement across Life Insurance, Retail and Internet businesses. He was with Reliance Nippon Life Insurance  for 4 years as Chief - Direct Marketing, Online and Business Alliance Officer where he focused on setting up the proprietary, Online and Business alliance distribution channels. These functions were created to improve the lifetime value of existing customers as well as to build new and innovative channels for customer acquisition.  He was also assigned the responsibility of driving the Digital strategy initiative for the entire Reliance Capital Group.

    Prior to Reliance Nippon Life Insurance, he was associated with HDFC Life Insurance, Future Group and InMatch Internet Ventures Pvt Ltd, where he worked with various strategic responsibilities. He is a self-driven leader with the ability to create a high quality enterprise and has pioneered the setup of scalable and innovative distribution models in his assignments.

    He is an extremely passionate and highly involved individual with a strong value system that reflects in his work ethic. Anup likes to read in his free time and enjoys playing squash.

  • Ajeet Lodha

    Ajeet Lodha

    Chief Risk Officer

    Ajeet Lodha

    Chief Risk Officer

    Ajeet heads the Risk & MIS Function at Edelweiss Tokio Life.

    Ajeet has an experience of more than 10 yrs working in various roles within Edelweiss such as Quant Trading, Analytics, Corporate Planning and Risk Management. His stint included being co-head, Global Risk Group, for close to five years; a group which he co-founded.

    An engineer from IIT Roorkee, Ajeet also is a management graduate from IIM Ahmedabad. Apart from this, Ajeet also holds FRM and CQF certification.

    In between his tight schedule, Ajeet manages to take out time to play his favourite sport, badminton apart from going for long walks.

  • Eksteen de Waal

    Eksteen de Waal

    Senior Vice President, Sales Training

    Eksteen de Waal

    Senior Vice President, Sales Training

    Eksteen comes with more than 34 years of experience in life insurance in the field of Sales, Marketing and Training. He served Old Mutual Life for the last 31 years where his most recent role was that of General Manager - Employee Benefits in Cape Town. Over the years he was responsible for various Business Units which included Legal Advice, Sales Training, Leadership Development, Marketing, Awards and Incentives and Employee Benefits. With changes in the Business and Regulatory environment in South Africa, he was instrumental in transforming Old Mutual’s Tied Agency to a new business model which included major Change Management skills and Technical Training.

    As part of this assignment he was seconded to India for 4 years where he was Head of Sales Training with Kotak Life in Mumbai from 2002 to 2006.

    Eksteen is a Law graduate and received the degrees BIuris (cum Laude) from the University of the Free State and LL.B from the University of South Africa. In 1984 he qualified as an international Certified Financial Planner.

  • Sanjay Revalkar

    Sanjay Revalkar

    Senior Vice President, Sales Strategy and Support

    Sanjay Revalkar

    Senior Vice President, Sales Strategy and Support

    Sanjay brings with him around 22 years of rich experience in strategic planning, business and channel development across industries and geographies with organisations like Reliance Life Insurance Company Ltd and Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance.

    He is a trained long distance runner and passionately indulges in it. It is his love of running and travelling that has motivated him to participate in marathons across countries like Amsterdam, Zurich, Paris, etc. He is also a Licensed Club Pilot & an avid para glider.

     

  • Kamlesh Manuja

    Kamlesh Manuja

    Senior Vice President

    Kamlesh Manuja

    Senior Vice President

    Kamlesh comes with over 17 years of professional experience, across both the Life and Health Insurance domains. In his last stint at Cigna TTK Health Insurance Company Ltd, he was associated for close to 2 years as Executive Vice President – Service Delivery.  Before Cigna TTK Health Insurance, he worked with ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company for 15 years.  He was instrumental in setting-up Risk management, Life and Health business verticals.

     

    A passionate cricketer and traveler, Kamlesh is also involved in academia and has conducted several guest Lectures on Life and Health Insurance topics for students of institutes such as ‘National Insurance Academy – Pune’. He authored the health insurance subject for the Insurance Institute which is now a part of the curriculum for the students. Kamlesh was also a part of the core “FICCI – Health Insurance Working Committee” which facilitated the launch of “Standard Treatment Guidelines”, “Definition Standardizations” and “Documentation and exclusion list” for the health insurance industry.

  • Bismillah Chowdhary

    Bismillah Chowdhary

    Chief Investment Officer

    Bismillah Chowdhary

    Chief Investment Officer

    Bismillah Chowdhary currently is the Chief Investment Officer at Edelweiss Tokio Life. His responsibilities include overseeing the investments for various funds of the Life Insurance Company as well as the company surpluses.

    Bismillah comes with an experience of over 11 years across Investments, Trading and Fund Management. His specialities include Equities, derivatives, fixed income and money market. Over the 11 years at Edelweiss, he started out as AVP at Edelweiss Capital and was part of the entity for 5 years, specializing into investments and trading of multi asset class and products. He was also involved in starting two high quality trading and investment teams (Special situation and Insurance Investment). He then moved onto Edelweiss Tokio Life as a Fund Manager for three and a half years.

    Bismillah has done his MMS from Mumbai University, CFA, FRM and General Management Programme from Harvard Business School. His hobbies include reading.

  • Sumit Rai

    Sumit Rai

    Chief Distribution Officer

    Sumit Rai

    Chief Distribution Officer

    Sumit comes with over 20 years of professional experience in Heading Business Units, Profit and Loss Management, Relationship Management, Sales Leadership, Business Development, Channel Management, Annual Planning, Data and Information Analytics, Operational Excellence, Turnaround Management, Training Interventions, leading and mentoring large cross-functional teams with an aim to enhance organizational value and growth.

     

    Sumit joins us from Max Life where he spent over 16 years in building distribution capabilities across diverse channels and businesses and in his last assignment; he was responsible for managing and growing the largest non-captive Banca relationship in the country as a profit center.

     

    Sumit has been instrumental in strategizing and implementing various strategic initiatives inclusive of automation, learning programs, market penetration and talent management aiming towards performance enhancement and organizational growth. Prior to Max Life, he was associated with Bank of America and ABN Amro Bank.

  • Vivek Bengani

    Vivek Bengani

    Senior Vice President - Organic Agency

    Vivek Bengani

    Senior Vice President - Organic Agency

    Vivek comes with over 16 years of professional experience in Sales & distribution, Business & Product Development across financial services. His last stint was at Exide Life Insurance, where he was designated Executive Vice President, Customer Service and Renewal & Persistency and led 500+ team servicing customers, sales channels and distribution partners.  Vivek brings with him a passion for change and innovation, a hands-on attitude and creating high performing teams.

    Prior to that he had gained global experience with ING Group across Asia & Europe in multiple businesses. He has completed Executive Program in Management from University of California, Berkeley.

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